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Law No. 9.478 on the National Energy Policy.

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Environment gen.
Keyword
Basic legislation Energy conservation/energy production Policy/planning Institution Oil Natural gas Fuelwood Concession Contract/agreement Pollution control Environmental security
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the date of its publication.
Abstract

This Law is composed of 83 articles divided in nine Chapters. It defines general objectives for the National Energy Policy. In particular, it institutes the National Council for Energy policy and regulates its powers and functions. The Law institutes also the National Agency for Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels. Moreover, it rules on production and exploitation as well as on concession procedures and contractual arrangements. Particular attention is devoted to oil refinery and natural gas processin

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.planalto.gov.br

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Decree No. 3.520 regulating on the National Council for Energy Policy (CNPE).

Legislation | Brazil | 2000

Keyword: Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution ANP No. 21 establishing the requirements to be met by the rights' holders of Exploitation and Production of Oil and Natural Gas.

Legislation | Brazil | 2014

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Oil, Natural gas, Concession, Mining, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 9.355 regulating governance, transparency and good market practices for the assignment of rights to the exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and other fluid hydrocarbons by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras.

Legislation | Brazil | 2018

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Oil, Natural gas, Governance, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 12.351 on the exploitation and production of oil, natural gas and other liquid hydrocarbons, and amending the National Energy Policy.

Legislation | Brazil | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Oil, Natural gas, Concession, Special fund, Mining, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 12.734 amending Law No. 9.478 and Law No. 12.351 and establishing new royalties for oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbons exploitation.

Legislation | Brazil | 2012

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Oil, Natural gas, Royalties/fees, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 11.909 on natural gas transport activities and other provisions.

Legislation | Brazil | 2009

Keyword: Natural gas, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 12.114 creating the National Fund for Climate Change (FNMC) and amending Law No. 9.478

Legislation | Brazil | 2009

Keyword: Special fund, Climate change, Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX